Welcome to Benalla Camera Club

Club members should receive an email from the club with an access code.

Use the Join our Club button below to login/register and then ‘join’ the club.

A Members button will appear on the right that enables you to enter competitions.

Jul
24
Wed
BCC Committee Meeting @ Benalla Golf Club
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dinner beforehand from 6.pm
Aug
7
Wed
BCC General Meeting @ Benalla P-12 college Avon St Campus
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The monthly meeting of the Benalla Camera Club

Aug
28
Wed
BCC Committee Meeting @ Benalla Golf Club
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Dinner beforehand from 6.pm

Sep
4
Wed
BCC General Meeting @ Benalla P-12 college Avon St Campus
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The monthly meeting of the Benalla Camera Club

Sep
25
Wed
BCC Committee Meeting @ Benalla Golf Club
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Dinner beforehand from 6.pm

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Welcome to Benalla Camera Club

This website is a standard MyPhotoClub site for a photography club.

It has been set up so that members of this club can quickly enter and participate in online competitions.

If you belong to this club then expect an email from your club with an access code.

Use the Join our Club button below to login/register and then ‘join’ the club.

Once you are logged in and have joined a Members button will appear here. Use this button to access the competitions.

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BCC Mansfield Zoo Outing

When: Saturday 18 May 2024 from 10.30am

Where: Mansfield Zoo, 1064 Mansfield Woods Point Rd, Mansfield

Why: A fun outing to give members another opportunity to gather images for the upcoming “Native Fauna” subject

Entry is $20 per person, BBQ facilities need to be booked so perhaps a sandwich or a late lunch at one of the cafes in town.

Kym Stubbs is the organiser for this one and closer to the time you will need to let her know if you will be attending. Her email is: kymstubbs53@gmail.com

by Glenda Black, April 30, 2024

Paatsch Shield – Numbers required please.

There has been a very poor response to my email asking if you will be attending with only 1 person responding. We may need to cancel if we don’t get enough interest. Please email me if you will be going: mandgblack@gmail.com

by Glenda Black, April 29, 2024

Paatsch Shield interclub challenge – 5 May 2024

Attached is the flyer for our upcoming yearly photographic competition between Wodonga Albury Photography Club and our own club. Last year we were just beaten in the points tally so this year we hope to do better and regain the trophy. For those who haven’t attended before, its a fun day out with like minded photographers and a great social outing. There will be a couple of set subjects which need to be captured on the day and later submitted. A lunch presentation will be arranged once the images are judged.

It would be great if you could let me know if you will be attending and also if you need transport – email: mandgblack@gmail.com

by Glenda Black, April 26, 2024

Portrait Photography Workshop – Sun 11 May in Cobram

The Finley & District Photography Club have kindly invited our club to attend their portrait workshop. A great opportunity to improve your portraits or family photos. See flyer below.

Unfortunately the link doesn’t work on here so please contact the club for an entry form – If you have any questions contact Chris on 0414 846 373 or email: FDCC-Workshops@googlegroups.com

by Glenda Black, April 25, 2024

BCC Light Painting

Friday 19 April 2024 from 7.30pm

Another amazing light painting session will be presented by Joe Bourke next Friday. Open to all members, come along and give it a go, or if you attended previous sessions, hone your skills further.

Bring your camera/lens and a sturdy tripod, along with a remote release which will make capturing crisp images easier.
Location will be the same as previous ones, on the oval between the Showgrounds and the walk bridge over the lake nearby. See attached link:
https://maps.app.goo.gl/WFisDEYc1drpGTay8?g_st=i

Any questions email Joe: joelin33@bigpond.com

by Glenda Black, April 14, 2024

Images for 70th birthday exhibition

A discussed at the last Camera Club meeting, we are collecting images for the 70th anniversary exhibition at the Benalla Art Gallery in August.

The exhibition design is in the hands of a sub committee consisting of Doug Spowart, Vicky Cooper, Kym Stubbs and Judy Barry.

I’ve been asked to help with some technical matters.

Some images in the exhibition will be projected, others will be printed, either in a wall collage or on an interactive display.

We want to have images from every member of the club, so expect to be nagged until you comply.

We’re looking for up to 12 images from each member, so a representative collection can be selected. We would like to present a variety of image types and subjects, so try to include a variety of images in your submission.

Some images will be printed in a square format, so if you can include some images that would look good in square format, that would help.

We’re also looking for photos of people taking part in camera club activities.

There is a new “70th Anniversary” competition on the website with two sections. One is for your photographic masterpieces and the other for photos of activities.

Where photos are selected for projection, the uploaded images will do nicely.

Where images are selected for printing, you will be asked to provide a higher resolution copy on USB stick.

Hop to it.

Mike OConnor

by Mike OConnor, April 9, 2024

Save the date: Paatsch Shield – Sunday 5 May

The yearly friendly competition between Benalla and Wodonga/Albury Camera Clubs is fast approaching. This year Benalla will be hosting the event so please come along for a very enjoyable day with fellow photographers. The day will start with a morning tea/briefing before members head off to meet the challenges set. We then meet for a group lunch. It’s a great day out. Further information will follow.

by Glenda Black, April 2, 2024

BCC Sea Lake Trip

Wed 8 May – Sun 12 May approx.

Expressions of interest are invited for a caravan trip to Sea Lake and surrounds. It is planned to camp at Green Lake Reserve where there are some powered sites $20 (not guaranteed) and some unpowered $15. If power is required The Travellers Rest in Sea Lake 12 kms away is also an option. This will be a very relaxed informal trip, however there are multiple photographic opportunities including Lake Tyrrell, Silo Art, old buildings, Astro and birds. Dinner at the Sea Lake pub will be a highlight. Email mandgblack@gmail.com to advise your interest or for further questions.

by Glenda Black, April 2, 2024

BCC Photographic Treasure Hunt

When: Saturday 23 March 2024 – 1pm

Where: Meet at Benalla Gardens near the Rocket

A friendly fun event to challenge your photographic knowledge, followed by a coffee/drink at the Royal Hotel from 3pm. No need to advise your attendance and this is suitable for all levels of experience. Michael and I will be on hand to help with any questions. Bring your camera/lenses and your sense of humour.

by Glenda Black, March 16, 2024

Results for competitions in February 2024 Competition

There were 55 entries that were rated the highest by our judge(s).

Members can view all images and comment on them by following this link
View / Comment entries in February 2024 Competition

click here to see a pdf catalog of all competition results

White Naped Honey Eater Fledgling
Michael Black – First Place
Open Colour

Max
Kerry McFarlane – First Place
Open Monochrome

No Hands
Kerry McFarlane – First Place
Theme: Movement in Sport

Hard to swallow
Mike Bourke – Merit
Open Colour

Rufus Whistler
Michael Black – Merit
Open Colour

Chinstrap penguin
Cath Duncombe – Merit
Open Monochrome

On the Prowl
Cath Duncombe – Merit
Open Monochrome

Eye on the prize…
Dean Quinlivan – Merit
Theme: Movement in Sport

Red cars are faster
Mike Bourke – Merit
Theme: Movement in Sport

Lady Galah
Joe Bourke – Highly Commended
Open Colour

Wentworth Falls
Joe Bourke – Highly Commended
Open Colour

Sarah_Kathryn Shadbolt
Kathryn Shadbolt – Highly Commended
Open Colour

True Grit
Dean Quinlivan – Highly Commended
Open Monochrome

Port Douglas Church
Sylvia Baumgarten – Highly Commended
Open Monochrome

Curious Brown Fakcon
Glenda Black – Highly Commended
Open Monochrome

Flying Finish
Glenda Black – Highly Commended
Theme: Movement in Sport

Blues Mobile
Mike OConnor – Highly Commended
Theme: Movement in Sport

Mushrooms in the wild
Patience Cooper – Accepted
Open Colour

In The Garden
Patience Cooper – Accepted
Open Colour

Not Moving
Dean Quinlivan – Accepted
Open Colour

landing
Lindsay Badrock – Accepted
Open Colour

Thistle
Mike Bourke – Accepted
Open Colour

By the Sea
Sylvia Baumgarten – Accepted
Open Colour

Measuring tape
Sylvia Baumgarten – Accepted
Open Colour

Simplicity
Helen Repacholi – Accepted
Open Colour

On Our Selection
Dean Quinlivan – Accepted
Open Colour

Golden Dawn
Glenda Black – Accepted
Open Colour

Winton Wetlands Classic
Glenda Black – Accepted
Open Colour

Lemaire Channel
Cath Duncombe – Accepted
Open Colour

Orca
Cath Duncombe – Accepted
Open Colour

Twitcher
Mike OConnor – Accepted
Open Colour

Evening Light
Susan Thompson – Accepted
Open Colour

Mike
Susan Thompson – Accepted
Open Colour

Waterways_Kathryn Shadbolt
Kathryn Shadbolt – Accepted
Open Colour

Best Buds
Patience Cooper – Accepted
Open Monochrome

Big Wheel
Mike Bourke – Accepted
Open Monochrome

Let there be light
Sylvia Baumgarten – Accepted
Open Monochrome

There Is No Room !
Helen Repacholi – Accepted
Open Monochrome

Harry
Kerry McFarlane – Accepted
Open Monochrome

Saint Joseph Church
Joe Bourke – Accepted
Open Monochrome

Mandala
Joe Bourke – Accepted
Open Monochrome

Southern Cross
Fritz Suendermann – Accepted
Open Monochrome

Shortcut
Mike OConnor – Accepted
Open Monochrome

Behind Bars
Susan Thompson – Accepted
Open Monochrome

High Key Black White Lake Mokoan
Kathryn Shadbolt – Accepted
Open Monochrome

Go Karting Racing
Patience Cooper – Accepted
Theme: Movement in Sport

jump
Lindsay Badrock – Accepted
Theme: Movement in Sport

four
Lindsay Badrock – Accepted
Theme: Movement in Sport

Kite Boarding Altona Beach
Helen Repacholi – Accepted
Theme: Movement in Sport

Kite Boarding
Helen Repacholi – Accepted
Theme: Movement in Sport

Photo Finish
Michael Black – Accepted
Theme: Movement in Sport

Woodchop Action
Michael Black – Accepted
Theme: Movement in Sport

Jane
Kerry McFarlane – Accepted
Theme: Movement in Sport

Mustang
Mike OConnor – Accepted
Theme: Movement in Sport

Intense_Kathryn Shadbolt_golf
Kathryn Shadbolt – Accepted
Theme: Movement in Sport

by Mike OConnor, March 6, 2024